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Do People Get AIDS From Erotic Massage

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The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...Neuropathy? What Causes PN? Who Is at Risk of Developing PN? How Do You Know if You Have PN? PN Treatments Finding Support References What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Approximately 60 percent of HIV+ people will develop problems that involvethe nervous system. The nervous system controls thinking, movement, sensations,and feelings. There are two parts of the nervous system: the brain and the spine (centralnervous...
Ask the Experts

risk during erotic massage

Hi Dr Robert,I'm a worried...Recently I have visited an erotic massage salon. Before beginning the massage we took a shower together. The masseuse was naked and washed me, because it was my first time I didn't wash her. She used a different towel...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi F,Your fears are unwarranted. Your HIV-acquisition risk from your rub-and-tug happy-ending massage is nonexistent. HIV testing is not warranted.Donation information for The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation can be found Read more »

Expansion to Australia

Dear Dr Bob, I thank you for your reply.It is unfortunate that you do not consider expanding your organisations activities to Australia at this stage. If you change your mind, would you please let me know? Tax deductibility of a donation is not a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...this rather distrubing.2. If you expand your organisation to Australia and registered as a charitable organisation, I and other people from Australia can make our donation tax deductable. I rather give the money to you than to the government.If... Read more »

Expansion to Australia and other unrelated questions

Dear Dr Bob, First of all, I find you a very inspiring person. I admire very much your compassion and courage.I am wondering if you would be interested in expanding your organisation's activities to Australia. The reasons I am asking are 2...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...G'day Chris,Thanks for your kind comments!1.Youngsters (sexually active young people) worldwide do not seem to grasp the potential catastrophic consequences of contracting HIV. The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation Read more »

hiv concern after symptoms

Firstly, I really want to thank you for your time and appreciate the work you are doing for the people with this forum. I have been through many of the posts on your site which were somewhatrelated to mine, but i did not see any with so many...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,You had a bad day at work and so you went to an "erotic spa" for a massage and while there performed cunnilingus on your rub-and-tug gal. Since your walk on the wild side you've been unable to sleep, Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Choosing an HIV Care Provider

...provider isn't an HIV specialist, be sure they regularly get expert advice on HIV issues. Training and Experience Many people with HIV/AIDS get their care from physicians who are specialists in infectious diseases. However, especially... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...Problems Treatment Options Get Evaluated and Treated for Depression Depression Is More Common in Women While many people living with HIV (HIV-positive people) suffer from depression, it is more common in HIV-positive women than... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Alternative and Complementary Therapies

...for example, use the pulse to see if your body's energy is out of balance. Acupuncture for people with HIV is based on their individual energy pattern, not on their HIV. Therapies like this might help people with HIV, but they are not designed to... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Depression and HIV

...medications several physical disorders. About 5% to 10% of the general population gets depressed. However, rates of depression in people with HIV are as high as 60%. Women with HIV are twice as likely as men to be depressed. Being depressed is ... Read more »
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Poz and Out?!!?

Posted by pozitively, 2 Replies
...So, I want to start a discussion about being out about my serostatus. First, I hope to not offend people by using the same term used for sexuality. At this point my serostatus is a significant part of who I am, even moreso than my Read more »

freaking out...new relationship with POS man...

Posted by plenty, 7 Replies
...wondering if i have exposed myself to the virus. also, are these activities as reckless as i am imagining? i really like this person and want to give him and us a chance, but my inner self is losing it with fear. i have read quite a lot, but it... Read more »

Get The Facts

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...should be confirmed with a second test. With an incubation period generally lasting 3-6 weeks, a test done too soon after an individual has engaged in high risk behavior will produce a negative result even if infected. There are two types of... Read more »

Media and People Living with HIV and AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
...this notice? Thank you. Kind Regards Jackie Dear Friends, HAVE YOUR SAY! PARTICIPATE IN THE GLOBAL SURVEY OF 'THE MEDIA AND PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS' Please fill in the online survey at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.asp?u=316232097583 ... Read more »